3. After fouling has been removed the bore should be wiped dry. Then pass a slightly oiled patch through the bore for preservation. A fine, light gun oil is recommended.
4. Wipe all exposed metal surfaces of the receiver, forearm and barrel with a clean rag. Finger marks should be removed because they provide a place where moisture can accumulate. Any dried oil in the receiver area should also be removed.
5. Lightly oil your gun at the points described under "Oiling the Action" found earlier in this manual. Ordinary good judgment will, of course, indicate that the metal of the gun should receive a light film of oil any time the rifle has been exposed to weather or handling. This is very important and must be done with every gun. Remember, the polished, finely fitted surfaces of the receiver and action mechanisms must always have a thin film of oil. Make sure that the surfaces of the breech bolt and bolt slide are especially clean and lightly oiled with a high quality gun oil. Use solvent and a toothbrush or other suitable brush to clean around the extractor, ejector and other small breech bolt components. With the Model 63 an aerosol-type oil can help greatly in "spraying away" residues on the breech bolt. When satisfied, wipe clean and lightly oil.
6. INSPECT THE BARREL AND CHAMBER. TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT NO PATCHES HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY LEFT IN THEM. Remove any that remain.
7. Reassemble your rifle if you performed a complete cleaning.
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